Participant Information

Getting here

Diverse Voices? Curating a National History of Children's Books will be held on Friday 24th November 2017 at Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books, 30 - 34 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ. Seven Stories is located a 10 minute drive or 30 minute walk from Newcastle Central Station. For full details on travelling to Seven Stories, visit their How to Get Here page.

Please note that the Into Crongton with Alex Wheatle event on Thursday 23rd November 2017 will be held at the Percy Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU. The Percy Building is a 10 minute drive or 20 minute walk from Newcastle Central Station, and a 5 minute walk from the Haymarket Metro and Bus Stations.

Accommodation

Participants will need to arrange their own accommodation. Below is a list of hotels close to Seven Stories (these hotels are not endorsed by Seven Stories or Newcastle University, and thus we cannot advise on their suitability or availability):

Hotel du Vin Newcastle

Malmaison Newcastle

Premier Inn Newcastle City Centre, Millennium Bridge

Staybridge Suites Newcastle

Travelodge Newcastle Central

For a full list of places to stay in the local area, visit Newcastle Gateshead's accommodation pages.

Where to eat

Thursday 23rd November: Tapas and wine reception, 8pm, Northern Stage

We are aware that several Diverse Voices?  participants will be arriving on Thursday 23rd November and may wish to attend the Into Crongton with Alex Wheatle event. Therefore we have arranged for a tapas and wine reception at Northern Stage at 8pm in the Mezzanine, which includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. The cost to attend is £20 per person. If you would like to attend, please book your place via Newcastle University's Webstore.

Friday 24th November: Diverse Voices?  Seven Stories

Refreshments and lunch will be provided for Diverse Voices?  participants throughout the symposium on Friday 24th November 2017 at no charge. Please indicate any dietary requirements when booking.

For a full list of places to eat and drink in the local area, visit Newcastle Gateshead's Food and Drink pages.